|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||$111 (€93)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains|
Trains from York to London cover the 173 miles (279 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 52 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Grand Central Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $80 (€67), but the average price of train tickets is $111 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from York and arrive in London Victoria.
There are two direct trains from York to London each day during the week and at weekends. The service is part of the main Edinburgh to London route and is run by Virgin Trains East Coast. Grand Central, a subsidiary company of Arriva Trains UK, also runs 5 trains each day on this route. An average trip from York to London by train takes approximately 2 hours.
London is one of the UK's most exciting destinations. Iconic sights like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Tower Bridge, plus impressive museums and galleries, great shopping and entertainment and attractions like the London Eye, ZSL London Zoo and the South Bank ensure that there is something to appeal to everyone. All trains from York to London arrive at Kings Cross Station in central London. The station is directly opposite St. Pancras International making it highly convenient for those wishing to travel by Eurostar to Paris or Brussels. Any part of the capital can be reached quickly using TFL London Underground (District and Circle, Hammersmith & City, Victoria, Bakerloo, Piccadilly and Northern lines) and local buses services including 10, 46 and 73 stop nearby. There is also a cab rank at the west side of the station.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from York and arrive in London Victoria.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, York, located approximately 0.4 miles (607 m) from the city center of York. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city center.
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